Romanian tennis player Irina Begu qualified for the quarterfinals of the Gippsland Trophy (WTA) tournament in Melbourne on Wednesday, with total prizes of 565,530 dollars, by beating the British Johanna Konta, the 5th seed, 4-6, 7-6 (10), 7-6 (4).
Romanians Monica Niculescu, Patricia Tig and Simona Halep won doubles matches at the Gippsland Trophy (WTA 500) tournament in Melbourne on Tuesday, with total prizes of 565,530 dollars. The pair Monica Niculescu / Patricia Tig won 6-3, 6-3 versus 4th seeds Andreja Klepac (Slovenia) / Elise Mertens (Belgium), in just 66 minutes.
Romanian tennis player Irina Begu on Tuesday qualified for the round of sixteen of the Gippsland Trophy (WTA) tournament in Melbourne, with 565,530 dollars in prizes, after defeating Belarus Aleksandra Sasnovici, 5-7, 6-4, 6-4.
In her opening WTA match of 2021, Romanian tennis player Simona Halep, world number two, won her first match of the season at the Gippsland Trophy on Monday 6-4 6-4 against Russian Anastasia Potapova - in the round of 32 of the 565,530-USD tournament in Melbourne, Australia.
Romanian athletes Mihai Tentea and Ciprian Daroczi grabbed the gold medals in men's two-man bobsleigh event, on Friday, in the Bobsleigh IBSF Junior & Under 23 World Championships 2021 at St. Moritz, Switzerland.
Romanian tennis player Simona Halep will be in quarantine for 14 days in Adelaide, along with the other three players in the top three spots of the professional tennis world rankings, including Serbian Novak Djokovic and Spanish Rafael Nadal, before travelling to Melbourne to take part in the Australian Open, the organizers were quoted as saying by Reuters.
Romanian alpine ski racer Ania Caill managed to finish on the podium in both super giant slalom events held on Wednesday in Flaine (France) under the auspices of the International Ski Federation.
Minister of Youth and Sports (MTS) Eduard Novak told AGERPRES that he will find inspiration in countries such as Hungary, Slovenia and Austria in order to achieve a development strategy for the Romanian sport on which 10 specialists will work and who will also establish the prioritization of federations that will be able to win more medals in the future.
The Minister of Youth and Sports, Eduard Novak, stated in his New Year's message that he intends to make a "significant contribution to the entire world of sports" during his mandate. ''Dear colleagues, collaborators and friends, we are close to entering a new year, a time when we make reports, but also plans for the future.
President of the Romanian Olympic and Sports Committee (COSR), Mihai Covaliu, told AGERPRES that the 2021 Tokyo Olympic Games could represent "the light at the end of the dark tunnel" the COVID pandemic has driven humanity into. "Team Romania's top performance athletes show us that they know how to face challenges.